Land Use Data for Latitude 39.75 Longitude -115.75

Area size: .5 degrees latitude by .5 degrees longitude


Great Basin shrub steppe ecoregion

Agricultural Land Uses

Grasslands - Extensive pastoralism
Grasslands - Mod. intensive pastoralism
Shrubs - Extensive pastoralism
Sparsely vegetated areas - Extensive pastoralism
Sparsely vegetated areas - Mod. intensive pastoralism


Boreal drylands
Temperate drylands



Growing Period (days)

30 to 59
60 to 89

Soil Types



Plain or plateau
Mountain 1500-2500 m, slope > 2%
Mountain > 2500

Slopes (degrees)

0.5 to 2
2 to 5
5 to 8
8 to 16
16 to 30
30 to 45
above 45

Population Density (persons per km2)

0 to 2

Infant mortality (per 1000 live births)

5 to 10

Mineral Extraction

Site Name (Type)Minerals
Adams Hill AreaGold, Lead, Silver, Zinc
Alligator Ridge Gypsum (Surface)Gypsum-Anhydrite
Alligator Ridge Mine (Surface)Gold, Silver, Antimony, Mercury
Alligator Ridge Plant (Processing Plant)Gold, Silver
Anna TunnelGold
August Munter ProspectTungsten, Antimony
Bald Mountain MineGold, Silver, Bismuth, Tellurium, Copper, Zinc, Arsenic, Antimony, Mercury
Bald Mountain Mine (Surface)Gold, Silver, Zinc, Arsenic, Antimony, Mercury, Bismuth, Tellurium, Copper
Bald Mountain TungstenTungsten
Bald Mountain/Alig Ridg-Yankee Mine (Surface)Gold, Silver
Brant and Arnold ClaimsCopper
Buck Mountain Gold ProspectGold
Carbonate GroupCopper
Carbonate Group (Underground)Copper, Lead, Silver, Gold
Casino Mine (Surface)Gold
Celia MineLead, Zinc, Copper
Copper Basin GroupCopper, Gold
Eather MineUranium, Vanadium
Fad ShaftZinc, Lead
Garcia ProspectCopper
Glister Project (Underground)Gold, Silver, Copper, Zinc, Lead
Gold King GroupGold, Antimony
Gunman Property (Surface)Zinc, Silver
Holly Extension MineSilver, Gold, Lead
Horseshoe Mine (Surface)Gold
Hunter RanchIron, Titanium, Metal
Hunter Ranch Ilmenite Claims (Placer)Titanium, Iron
Little Bald Mountain Mine (Surface-Underground)Gold, Silver, Mercury
LJ Ridge Deposit (Surface)Gold, Silver, Copper, Zinc, Arsenic, Antimony, Mercury, Bismuth, Tellurium
Locan Shaft (Underground)Gold, Silver
Meister (Underground)Silver
Mountain View GroupCopper
Mulligan ProspectCopper
Neutron #2Copper
Oddie Tunnel (Underground)Molybdenum, Copper
Oddie Tunnel Bald Mtn., Blue Bell GroupCopper, Molybdenum
Pixie ClaimSilver, Copper, Zinc
Placer Gold, Tungsten (Placer)Diatomite, Tungsten
Project Glister (Surface)Gold, Silver
Rat Deposit (Surface)Gold, Mercury
RBM Deposit (Surface-Underground)Gold, Silver, Mercury, Arsenic, Lead, Zinc, Copper, Tellurium, Bismuth, Antimony
Redbird GroupCopper
Ruby Hill Gold Mine (Surface)Gold, Silver, Barium-Barite, Arsenic, Mercury, Antimony, Zinc
Searchlight Group No 1-10Tungsten
Top, Mahoney Canyon, and Sage Flat Deposits (Surface-Underground)Gold, Silver, Antimony, Tellurium, Mercury, Copper, Zinc, Bismuth, Arsenic
West Side Center Silver Boy #1Lead, Copper
White Pine Gold Deposit (Surface)Gold, Silver, Antimony, Mercury, Bismuth, Tellurium, Copper, Zinc, Arsenic
Wilcox and Frazer ClaimsLead, Silver
Yankee Mine (Surface)Gold, Silver

Agricultural use data provided by LADA, 2008. "Mapping Land Use Systems at global and regional scales for Land Degradation Assessment Analysis. Version 1.0" Nachtergaele F. & Petri M.
Mineral extraction data provided by USGS Mineral Resources Data System (MRDS), downloaded June 2, 2010.